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Nevada Dept. of Human Resources v. Hibbs

Docket No.: 01-1368
Certiorari Granted: Jun 24 2002
Argued: January 15, 2003
Decided: May 27, 2003

Topics:

Fourteenth Amendment Enforcement Clause, Federalism, Natural Resources, 14th Amendment, 4th Amendment, ADA, ADEA, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Article I, Civil Rights Act, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Commerce Clause, Discrimination in Employment, EPA, Eleventh Amendment, Enforcement Clause, Equal Protection Clause, Federalism, Fifteenth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Title VII, Voting Rights Act of 1965, disparate impact, equitable relief, habeas, habeas corpus, immunity from suit, judicial review, racial discrimination, sex discrimination, sovereign immunity, willful violation

PartyNames: Nevada Department of Human Resources, et al. v. William Hibbs, et al.
Petitioner: Nevada Department of Human Resources, et al.
Respondent: William Hibbs, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Citation: CA 9, 273 F.3d 844. QUESTION PRESENTED Whether 29 U.S.C. ยง 2612(a)(1)(C) [Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993]exceeds Congress's enforcement authority under Section 5 of the Fourteenth Amendment. CERT. GRANTED: 6/24/02
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Nevada Department of Human Resources, et al.
v.
William Hibbs, et al.
538 U.S. 721 (2003)
Question:

May an individual sue a State for money damages in federal court for violation of the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993?

Nevada Dept. of Human Resources v. Hibbs
ORAL ARGUMENT

January 15, 2003

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Hibbs, 3 vote(s) against

Nevada Dept. of Human Resources v. Hibbs
Case Documents

1Opinion in Nevada Dept. of Human Resources v. Hibbs
2Opinion in Nevada Dept. of Human Resources v. Hibbs
Additional documents for this case are pending review.